Nurses have a crucial role in assisting patients in drug addiction recovery programs. They monitor’s the patient’s progress. Additionally, they help them maintain sobriety and adjust to life without drugs.
Substance abuse LPNs are in demand at both inpatient and outpatient care facilities. They work with patients of all ages, ethnicities, and economic backgrounds.
Concerted Care Group, LLC is currently looking for an innovative, committed, and highly skilled Dispensing Nurse to grow our integrated health organization. As part of CCG’s commitment to supporting our employee’s success, in addition to our comprehensive benefits package, we also offer private parking, company-provided PPE, private office space, flexible and remote work options at our clean and modern clinics.
Concerted Care Group, LLC offers the most effective treatment of addiction available – including addiction to heroin, morphine, codeine, oxycodone, prescription painkillers, and other opiates. We’ve been around for 5 years and we are just getting started. Our outpatient clinic is conveniently located in the communities that we serve.
We treat the whole person, not just the chemical dependency of addiction.
Responsible for the daily monitoring of patient’s needs and care of all patients reporting to the OTP clinic. This person works with the Nurse Manager, Medical Director and Clinical Supervisor to assure appropriate medical care for patients. This individual is also responsible for the completeness of all medical aspects of the medical record. The Nurse is responsible for dispensing any medications the clinic may utilize in the treatment of patients.
Principle Responsibilities and Tasks of the Dispensing Nurse:
- Performs all duties within regularly scheduled hours.
- Greets each patient to confirm identity and proper medication using two patient identifiers.
- Responsible for medical services to be in compliance with Federal, State, CARF, and COMAR regulations/standards
- Manages medication Inventory
- Dispenses medication according to protocol.
- Processes medical orders
- Performs physical examinations and medical evaluations on clients as required
- Recalls conducted in accordance with program protocol
- Maintains accurate records. Submits and files all documentation within 24 hours of the event
- Collects specimens and submits/processes appropriately
- Participates in the review of new, readmissions, and transfer clients.
- Provides intervention in crisis situations
- Assists Nurse Manager in daily program operation.
- Assesses clients for treatment needs and interventions.
- Interacts with outside agencies for referrals, dosage verification, and other elements of coordination of care. Represents the agency professionally in person as well as over the phone.
- Delivers medication as needed.
- Maintains a cooperative and positive attitude and approach to patients, staff and visitors.
- Graduate from an accredited school of nursing
- Licensed within the state of Maryland as an LPN
- 1 year experience in medication assisted treatment
- CPR certified within 3 months of hire
- Will be required to submit to PPD screening or provide record of screening from previous employer within the past year
The Concerted Care Group is a great place to work. You can achieve your personal and professional goals while helping others overcome their addictions. Plus, have a steady income and be able to work in different locations.
If you are interested in applying for this career opportunity, please complete the application at our Concerted Care Group website.